Senior Veterinary Surgeon

Job Description

The Role

Are you ready for a rewarding and challenging role? The Lakeview Vet Group of 4 surgeries are looking for a clinician to head up our surgical unit. Full or part time applications considered. Just 1 in 3 Saturday mornings, no OOH and no Sundays. For all of your hard work we offer an attractive benefits package including a top salary for the right candidate.

About Us

Lake View Vets are a “family” that really enjoy their working days together. We all support each other and aspire to provide the highest standards in client and patient care. We have a wonderful, dedicated 7 Vet team working closely with our fantastic, experienced team of 14 Veterinary Nurses and our warm and friendly support staff. Working together in a large, purpose built practice that provides a really light, spacious, modern and low stress environment for us to work in.

We are a 100% small animal practice with a varied caseload including orthopaedics. We have a progressive attitude and are inclusive in our approach to change. We work up our cases thoroughly and understand the importance of continuity for both client, patient and clinician. We have a wonderful, loyal client base who you will grow to know well during your time at Lake View Vets. A large number of our clients have been with us for many years and take advantage of our fantastic pet health plan, which is great for offering affordable, preventative care.

We have all the equipment you will need when you come to work in a quality practice. Dental suite with digital x-ray, new ultrasound with colour, two K-Lasers, digital x-ray, endoscopy, full in-house Idexx laboratory, gold standard anaesthesia using Humphrey ADE circuits, multiparameter monitors, patient warming, oxygen generators and more. We are using Sevoflurane and Alfaxan as our anaesthetic agents.

Northamptonshire is a lovely rural county to live in and accommodation is plentiful and reasonably priced. Cambridge and Milton Keynes are an easy drive and London a short train journey. If you want to enjoy doing your job really well with great people, have plenty of time to talk to your colleagues and your clients and still have plenty of energy left to enjoy your time outside work please come and visit us and see for yourself how much we enjoy being vets and nurses. To avoid missing out on this fantastic opportunity please get in touch!

Applicant Requirements

We need someone to take the lead role in a large and varied caseload based at our Lakeview clinic, plus internal referrals and be responsible for surgical clinical governance and staff and graduate training. The right candidate will be experienced and confident in all first opinion duties. You will support others and be happy to help with some mentoring. You will be self-motivated, confident, a great team player and be committed to upholding the highest standards in client and patient care. We encourage and support all CPD up to CertGP and AVP level. At present, we have one AVP in medicine and two studying for AVP status in orthopaedics and dentistry.

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As a Disability Confident Employer we are keen to hear from candidates with disabilities and long term health conditions, and would be happy to discuss any reasonable adjustments needed during the recruitment process.

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Job Location

Thrapston, Northamptonshire, United Kingdom

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